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    Luggage



    "We got boots, we got shoes, we got appliances. We got luggage," another shopper Jennifer Willis.

    Isnít the vowel sound in the stressed syllable in the word luggage/ˈlʌg.ɪdʒ/ rhymes with the vowel sound in the word trust/trʌst/. It seems to me that luggage in this video being pronounced as if it were rhymed with the vowel sound in the word talk/tɔːk/. I think there is a huge difference between the two sounds of the same vowel/ʌ/. I thin that word is at the first minute time (01: 22). Will you help me figure it out in order to get it right, please?

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    Re: Luggage

    Her pronunciation of 'luggage' didn't sound unusual to me, OD. I listened to it three times.

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    Re: Luggage

    It sounded perfectly normal to me for someone with that specific regional American accent.
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